George C. Martin

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George Coleman Martin (May 16, 1910 - May 21, 2003) was an American project engineer on the Boeing B-47 and chief project engineer of the Boeing B-52.[1] Martin was born in Everett, Washington.

After graduating from Everett High School, Martin enrolled at the University of Washington in Seattle, where he majored in aeronautical engineering. While a student at Washington, he was inducted into the Tau Beta Pi engineering honor society, and became a brother of the Alpha Kappa Lambda social fraternity. He graduated from Washington in 1931.[2]

Martin died from pneumonia in Everett, Washington, aged 93.

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  1. J.J. Jensen (2003-05-26). "George C. Martin, chief engineer of 'Stratojet'". The Seattle Times. Retrieved 2009-02-04.
  2. Tyee. Seattle: University of Washington. 1931. p. 104.